Proving your worth is more than about statistics.
It’s about believing. It’s about delivering the beef. It’s about the positive difference that your contribution provides.
If your only claim-to-fame within the circles you travel in are the number of problems you solve, the size of deals you close, or the number of friends or connections you have, then you’re in it for all the wrong reasons.
If you’re not giving the game-changing performance that you know the effort deserves, then why bother in the first place?